Got an old Luxo Jr. style iMac? Sure, it might be obsolete, but you surely can do something with it besides putting it out in the alley for recycling.
Instead, why not do like this guy did, and turn it into a handy Cylon helmet.
For those too young to remember, a View-Master is a device that shows pictures in stereoscopic 3D. The effect is achieved by placing a pair of film slides for each eye to see, to give the illusion of depth.
Holy crikey! This is one bad-ass casemod job.
Created by modder pinchillo, this mech-style computer casemod is inspired by the Dreadnoughts from Warhammer 40,000. But even if you’ve never played the game, you have to appreciate the sheer spectacle of pinchillo’s amazing case-building skills.
With the robot-loving Japanese here in the East, DARPA in the West and nerd-filled universities all over the world, Skynet will arrive, in one form or another. We should take this opportunity to train to become members of the Resistance, granted to us by our comrade Gridlockshock, aka Kevin Bryant of the Art Institute in Dallas.
iPhone haters really like to rag on the fact that the phone has no actually keys, only virtual ones. This somewhat impractical, but clever add-on aims to fix that shortcoming.
By taking a small wireless Bluetooth keyboard, and crafting a hinged mount for it, modder Pachimon managed to do what we once thought was impossible – give the iPhone actual keys!
Now, I have to start out by saying that I’ve always thought that Teletubbies were creepy looking in their “normal” state. But after I saw this circuit-bent mutant Teletubby from MegaToothpasteMammals, I know I’m going to have nightmares tonight.
While cutting holes in the side and installing interior lighting in the original Xbox 360 has become pretty much the casemodding norm these days, it took a little while for the first original 360 to get modded in this way.
Miss the arduously slow process of typing on a mechanical typewriter? Me neither. But if you’re longing for that 5 word-per-minute typing speed, you might want to check out these retro typewriters that have been converted into USB keyboards.
Boy, I feel like it’s been a billion years since I even saw an 8-track tape, let alone listened to one. This kooky mod-job breathed new life into an old 8-track deck, letting it play tunes stored on an iPod.
Some modders can really do amazing stuff. Check out this cool tablet PC mod from Chinese modder Pandepig (Google translation).
He used a normal 12″ laptop and stuffed it into a clear polycarbonate laptop cover. Then, he added a touch screen, controller, and secured everything in place with spacers, et voilà!
Created by “Dr Grymm,” this steampunk contraption bears absolutely no resemblance to the iPod Nano that beats at its heart.
I’ll leave it to Dr Grymm himself to explain his creation:
“A custom mod of an Apple iPod Nano 1st Gen.
Need some additional storage for your computer? Then you might want to check out these wacky hard drives, fashioned out of old VHS tapes. Sure, VHS tape tech is definitely obsolete, but aren’t hard drives on their way out too?
Still waiting for MechWarrior 5, eh? What about a mod based on a cutting-edge engine? Will that tide you over? If so, the Wandering Samurai team have quite a gift for you, as they have just released the beta version of their Crysis mod MechWarrior: Living Legends.
Most people should not try to decorate their controllers and game systems with markers. Usually, it doesn’t end well – it can even end very, very badly. But if you were looking for the exception that proves that rule, you can relax.